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Introducing Machiavelli 2ND Edition

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"Machiavellian" is a popular byword for treachery and opportunism. Machiavelli's classic work on statecraft, The Prince, published over 400 years ago, remains a compellingly frank practical guide to power. Is it a handbook for dictators, a cynical philosophy of "the end justifies the means, " or a complex analysis of successful government? Introducing Machiavelli traces the colorful life of this paradoxical Renaissance realist, whose clear-sighted patriotism made him the first truly modern political scientist, and who is now central to the postmodern debate on Civil Society.

Synopsis:

Introducing Machiavelli traces the colorful life of this paradoxical Renaissance realist, whose clear-sighted patriotism made him the first truly modern political scientist, and who is now central to the postmodern debate on Civil Society.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 174) and index.

Synopsis:

Brings the creative turbulence of Renaissance Italy to life, and presents a compelling portrait of a key figure of European political history.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781840461169
Editor:
Zarate, Oscar
Author:
Appignanesi, Richard
Illustrator:
Zarate, Oscar
Author:
Curry, Patrick
Author:
Zarate, Oscar
Author:
Appignanesi, Richard
Publisher:
Totem Books
Location:
Cambridge, UK
Subject:
General
Subject:
Political
Subject:
Philosophers
Subject:
General Political Science
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Series:
Introducing (Icon)
Series Volume:
v. 57
Publication Date:
19971030
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
BandW illustrations throughout
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
9.00 x 6.00 x 1.00 in

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Product details 176 pages Totem Books - English 9781840461169 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Introducing Machiavelli traces the colorful life of this paradoxical Renaissance realist, whose clear-sighted patriotism made him the first truly modern political scientist, and who is now central to the postmodern debate on Civil Society.
"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. 174) and index.
"Synopsis" by , Brings the creative turbulence of Renaissance Italy to life, and presents a compelling portrait of a key figure of European political history.
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